PolyOne Corporation

PolyOne To Display Specialty Healthcare Solutions at COMPAMED 2009

PolyOne To Display Specialty Healthcare Solutions at COMPAMED 2009

CLEVELAND – September 15, 2009 – At COMPAMED 2009, PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) will showcase a number of distinctive new healthcare technology platforms and solutions in Hall 8b, Stand G25. GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, a business unit acquired by PolyOne in January 2008, will also be featured.

COMPAMED, the international trade fair for suppliers' products in medical manufacturing, will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany, November 18-20, 2009 together with MEDICA 2009.

PolyOne‘s new healthcare polymer solutions have been developed in accordance with industry requirements, and include:

• Trilliant™ HC healthcare compounds – featuring base materials that comply with regulatory requirements (USP Class VI, ISO 10993, FDA). These solutions are designed to meet a variety of performance goals, including structural strength, antimicrobial operation, surface engineering, conductive/antistatic properties, thermal management, and flame retardance.

• Versaflex™ HC thermoplastic elastomers for healthcare applications – developed and tested to comply with regulatory requirements (USP Class VI, ISO 10993 and FDA), and offered with global formula customization for unique and challenging applications.

• Versaflex™ HC MT medical tubing products – recognized by Frost & Sullivan with the 2009 North American Plastics in Medical Tubing & Catheters Product Line Strategy of the Year award.

• OnCap™ HC and OnColor™ HC color and additive concentrates for healthcare – made from base resins and additives that comply with USP Class VI, ISO 10993, and FDA requirements.

• Geon™ HC Vinyl Compounds – including flexible and rigid formulations offering USP Class VI regulatory compliance.

PolyOne serves the healthcare industry with a broad product and technical offering, a global presence and infrastructure that supports customers with regulatory product stewardship and device qualification assistance.